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Ch 5: Group 6 of the Periodic Table of Elements

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If you need to study Group 6 of the periodic table for an upcoming exam or class assignment, this study guide chapter is for you! Inside, you'll find short lessons and quizzes that can be accessed from any Internet-connected device.

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Anyone who needs help learning or reviewing information about Group 6 of the periodic table will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about all of the elements that appear in Group 6. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing Group 6 elements
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  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Group 6 of the periodic table for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:

  • The health effects and bodily uses of chromium
  • Chromium's everyday and industrial uses
  • The benefits and side effects of chromium
  • Facts about molybdenum's uses, functions and benefits
  • The toxicity and deficiency symptoms of chromium and molybdenum
  • The properties and uses of the elements tungsten and seaborgium

9 Lessons in Chapter 5: Group 6 of the Periodic Table of Elements
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chromium: Industrial & Everyday Uses

1. Chromium: Industrial & Everyday Uses

This lesson discusses the industrial uses of chromium. The process of electroplating chromium to make chrome, stainless steel, pigments, and synthetic gemstones are covered.

Chromium: Health Effects & Uses in the Human Body

2. Chromium: Health Effects & Uses in the Human Body

Chromium is an essential nutrient, without which our body cannot properly function. In this lesson we will learn what makes chromium an essential nutrient in our body.

What is Molybdenum? - Uses & Facts

3. What is Molybdenum? - Uses & Facts

Molybdenum is an element, but it is actually named after another element. Curious? Find out why in this introduction to molybdenum's history, characteristics, and many uses.

Molybdenum: Function, Deficiency & Benefits

4. Molybdenum: Function, Deficiency & Benefits

Molybdenum is an essential nutrient. In this lesson we will learn how it is used in the body, how we develop a deficiency and what happens when we have a deficiency.

Seaborgium: Uses, Facts & Properties

5. Seaborgium: Uses, Facts & Properties

Among the lab-made elements, seaborgium is an element that was discovered in both America and Russia. In this lesson, we explore seaborgium's properties, uses, and facts.

What is Chromium? - Facts, Foods, Benefits & Side Effects

6. What is Chromium? - Facts, Foods, Benefits & Side Effects

What do Julia Roberts, broccoli, and dollar bills have in common? The answer is the chemical element chromium. In this lesson we will learn what chromium is, why we need it in our diet and why it is also considered a serious environmental pollutant.

Chromium: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

7. Chromium: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

Chromium is a trace mineral that helps maintain normal blood glucose levels in your body. Learn who is at risk of deficiency and how a deficiency can lead to diabetes-like symptoms, as well as the issues, if any, related to chromium toxicity in this lesson.

Molybdenum: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

8. Molybdenum: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

Learn how the trace mineral molybdenum acts as a cofactor for enzymes that carry out important life functions and what signs and symptoms may arise if you take in too little or too much molybdenum in your daily diet.

What is Tungsten? - Definition, Properties & Uses

9. What is Tungsten? - Definition, Properties & Uses

What's the first thing you do when you walk in a dark room? Turn on the light! But what makes the light bulb emit light? The answer is tungsten. This lesson will help you understand the definition, properties, and uses for this useful element.

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